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What is the average salary for Computer Systems Engineers in the United States?

Computer Systems Engineers earn an average hourly wage of $41.12. Hourly wages typically start from $21.65 and go up to $61.01. Computer Systems Engineers earn an average salary of $85,520 per year. Salaries typically start from $45,030 and go up to $126,900.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Computer Systems Engineers in the United States earn:

$61.01 an hour $126,900 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Computer Systems Engineers in the United States earn:

$51.11 an hour $106,300 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Computer Systems Engineers in the United States earn:

$40.10 an hour $83,410 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Computer Systems Engineers in the United States earn:

$30.59 an hour $63,630 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Computer Systems Engineers in the United States earn:

$21.65 an hour $45,030 per year

Historical salary for Computer Systems Engineers in the United States

Computer Systems Engineer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in District of Columbia $52.35 $108,890 # 1
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Maryland $49.39 $102,740 # 2
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Virginia $48.16 $100,170 # 3
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Massachusetts $44.58 $92,720 # 4
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Rhode Island $44.57 $92,700 # 5
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Connecticut $44.51 $92,590 # 6
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in California $44.40 $92,350 # 7
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Colorado $44.15 $91,840 # 8
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Texas $42.01 $87,370 # 9
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in New York $41.78 $86,890 # 10
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in West Virginia $41.37 $86,050 # 11
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Georgia $41.30 $85,910 # 12
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Illinois $41.21 $85,710 # 13
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Vermont $41.18 $85,650 # 14
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Alabama $40.82 $84,900 # 15
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Alaska $40.68 $84,610 # 16
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in North Carolina $40.62 $84,480 # 17
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Hawaii $40.39 $84,010 # 18
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in New Jersey $40.34 $83,910 # 19
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Pennsylvania $39.13 $81,380 # 20
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Missouri $38.94 $80,990 # 21
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in New Mexico $38.92 $80,950 # 22
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Oregon $38.58 $80,250 # 23
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Idaho $38.22 $79,500 # 24
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Nebraska $38.13 $79,310 # 25
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Ohio $38.04 $79,110 # 26
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in South Carolina $37.92 $78,880 # 27
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Delaware $37.08 $77,120 # 28
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Arkansas $36.96 $76,870 # 29
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Arizona $36.86 $76,670 # 30
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Minnesota $36.37 $75,660 # 31
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in South Dakota $36.13 $75,160 # 32
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in New Hampshire $36.02 $74,920 # 33
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Maine $35.81 $74,480 # 34
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Michigan $35.71 $74,280 # 35
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Oklahoma $35.35 $73,530 # 36
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Florida $35.20 $73,220 # 37
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Indiana $34.63 $72,030 # 38
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Washington $34.54 $71,850 # 39
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Mississippi $34.51 $71,790 # 40
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Kentucky $33.76 $70,210 # 41
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Wisconsin $33.15 $68,950 # 42
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Kansas $32.62 $67,840 # 43
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Tennessee $32.60 $67,810 # 44
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Louisiana $31.79 $66,120 # 45
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Nevada $31.46 $65,450 # 46
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Iowa $31.07 $64,620 # 47
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in North Dakota $30.93 $64,340 # 48
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Wyoming $30.40 $63,240 # 49
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Utah $30.15 $62,710 # 50
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Montana $29.12 $60,580 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics